These are stills from the set of AUNTIE MAME (1958) – fabulous art direction for which Malcolm C. Bert was nominated for Academy Award. Recently, Jonathan Adler credited the designs of Mr. Bert as a major influence on his own work. So, that’s the movie which people seem to either…
Here’s the dealio – these Oscars are heavy. At first glance there’s no way she can be toting the statuette around with that delicate gloved grip of hers, especially with a cigarette between her fingers. Look closely: That’s John Wayne, the presenter of the Oscar standing behind her, immediately after…
Married just a couple of months before:
The moment – captured by LIFE magazine:
Dr. William H. Pickering of JPL explains the satellite, Explorer II, in 1958.
Trend setting: Delicious design: